Posts Tagged ‘smart union’

Feb
2014
10

SMART Union Locals Authorize March LIRR Strike Should MTA Not Accept Fair Contract

SMART Union Locals Authorize March LIRR Strike Should MTA Not Accept Fair Contract
  With 6,000 of their fellow Long Island Railroad (LIRR) laborers without a contract for over three years, two of the locals that make up the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union (SMART) have voted to strike in March.  The vote was unanimous, 500-0.   The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and SMART are currently ...
Dec
2013
4

Sheet Metal Workers Arrested for Trying to Get Veterans on BRE Properties Jobsite

  On Veterans Day, SMART (Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers) held an action in San Francisco to deliver a letter to BRE Properties CEO Connie Moore. The letter asked the company to hire veterans from state-approved apprenticeship programs.  The company’s response was to ask the veterans to leave the property. When two...
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Oct
2013
14

SMART Union Holding Columbus Day Open Houses to Celebrate 125th Anniversary

SMART Union Holding Columbus Day Open Houses to Celebrate 125th Anniversary
  As part of their 125th anniversary celebration, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) will host open houses at many of their Sheet Metal Training Centers today. The open houses will afford those interested in the trades an opportunity to speak to leaders in their industry about the...